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What can I use as paperweights?

What can I use as paperweights?

DIY Paperweight

  • Shallow, glass candle holders.
  • Scrapbook paper.
  • Mod Podge Gloss or Mod Podge Satin.
  • Pencil.
  • Brush.
  • Pourable resin (and any needed materials to mix like: disposable container, gloves, Wooden stick, etc.)

What does the glass paperweight in 1984 symbolize?

In George Orwell’s novel 1984, the glass paperweight is a symbol for the protagonist’s attempts to discover and connect to the past. The government of Oceania rewrites history completely, so there are very few citizens who can remember the true events of the past.

How do I know if my paperweight is valuable?

Color: The color, clarity, and brilliance of the glass are extremely important when judging the quality of a paperweight. A yellowish cast to the glass is characteristic of Chinese weights made during the 1930s and 1940s.

How do I know if my paperweights are antique?

Identifying Antique Glass Paperweights According to Christie’s Auction House, some antique paperweights include tiny canes that are used to help identify the maker and the date, such as ones arranged to read out a year and a company or maker’s initials.

What’s the most expensive paperweight?

The Basket of Flowers
$258,000: Cost of the most expensive paperweight ever sold at auction—a Clichy known as “The Basket of Flowers” (Sotheby’s June 26, 1990).

How do you make clear resin paperweights?

Resin paperweight DIY – make a paperweight with resin

  1. Spray the paperweight mold with the mold release spray and allow it to dry completely.
  2. Sprinkle in some of the gilding flakes.
  3. Mix up some additional resin and add colorants.
  4. Allow to completely cure then remove from the mold.

What is the fate of the glass paperweight?

Winston buys a paperweight in an antique store in the prole district that comes to symbolize his attempt to reconnect with the past. Symbolically, when the Thought Police arrest Winston at last, the paperweight shatters on the floor.

What is so special about the coral paperweight that Winston buys?

The tiny fragment of coral embedded in the paperweight represents the fragility of human relationships, particularly the bond between Julia and Winston, which is destroyed by O’Brien as easily and remorselessly as the paperweight is smashed by the Thought Police. The paperweight also symbolizes the room in Mr.

What do you offer for clear glass paperweight kits?

We offer a large selection of clear glass paperweight kits in a variety of shapes and sizes to accommodate everything from photos and printed artwork to needlework and small, dimensional objects like dried flowers, shells, scrapbook embellishments, crafts and other keepsakes.

What is photoweights®?

Since 2001, PhotoWeights® has specialized in the art of decorating clear glass paperweights with photographs, artwork, crafts, and small mementos. Our easy-to-use glass paperweight kits make it a breeze to capture and display your own designs under glass.

What kind of paperweights are made from orchids?

Orchid Paperweight – Made from a real orchid! Orchid card and envelope included Dandelion Paperweight – Made from a real dandelion seed puff! Dandelion card and envelope included Pretty glass paperweight, with flowers and controlled bubbles, polished bottom, excellent condition.

What are the finishing kits included with each paperweight?

Each paperweight comes with a complete finishing kits that includes a mounting board and a bottom pad. Both pieces are pre-cut and self-adhesive for fast, hassle-free results.